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Grades 7-8

Resources

Psychology

IN-SYNC’s Dancing Along to Belong!

Students will learn how to feel closer to their peers even while being apart during the pandemic through learning about movement synchrony and learning a dance together.
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IN-SYNC’s Dancing Along to Belong!

Chemistry

Mix It Up

Students explore why some things dissolve but not others by learning about particle interactions.
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Mix It Up

Biology

Monster Mash

Students will classify species of monsters using a creature dichotomous key.
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Monster Mash

Astronomy & Space Science

Constellation Viewers

Students will learn about stars and create a "constellation viewer" where they can create a constellation to look at.
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Constellation Viewers

Biology

Animal Adaptations

Students have the opportunity explore different ways that animals insulate themselves to stay warm in winter by testing different insulating materials in ice cold water (e.g., fur, cotton balls, foil, thermal sock, etc.).
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Animal Adaptations

Biology

Food Web Jenga

Students will learn about food chains and trophic levels, and then gain an appreciation for the complexity and interconnectedness of ecosystems and how food chains are affected by environmental events using a game of Jenga with colour-coded blocks.
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Food Web Jenga

Physics

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.
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Make Your Own Bottled Music

Physics

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.
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Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Earth & Environmental Science

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Students will go on an outdoor scavenger hunt to find things related to nature and the environment.
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Nature Scavenger Hunt

Earth & Environmental Science

Summer Time Bucket List

Students will do a variety of activities listed on their "Summer Time Bucket List" and try to check off as many activities as possible over the course of the summer break.
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Summer Time Bucket List

Engineering

Bridges (Grade 7)

Students are introduced to form and function of structures and then build a bridge given certain limitations.
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Bridges (Grade 7)

Physics

Electricity: Harry Potter Type Wands

Students are introduced to a simple circuit and switch with a light bulb, similar to a Harry Potter type wand.
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Electricity: Harry Potter Type Wands

Chemistry

The Application of Polymers: Plastics!

Students are introduced to different types of household plastics and the concept of polymers and then complete two related experiments.
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The Application of Polymers: Plastics!

Information Technology

Trip To Mars

This activity consists of coding and engineering/physics problems that students go through on how to launch a rocket and get to Mars.
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Trip To Mars

Biology

Fingerprints (Virtual kit drop-off)

Make a hand stencil, then record your fingerprints with graphite and examine them up close to learn about your unique fingerprints.
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Fingerprints (Virtual kit drop-off)